One of the persistent and enigmatic mysteries surrounding female lingerie, and one which conveniently gives an excuse to reproduce this spectacular image (actually the image gives us a convenient excuse to discuss it), is the question of whether pantsu are to be worn over or under a garter belt with stockings.
You can see advice going both ways it seems, though in illustration I think over seems the more popular. This is intuitively also the most practical (mainly for the purpose of convenience in day-to-day activities). Yet no definitive answer emerges.
Further clouding the issue, it looks as if the side-tie pantsu we see above are much more compatible with under…